Politics: Ghana Elections

E/r: 22 Arrested For Attacking Police Officers

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 The Begoro District Police Command in the Eastern region has arrested 22 residents of Akomasu over an attack on two police officers last week. The two police officers who had reportedly gone to the community to arrest some suspects were attacked and shot at by residents of the community. ...

Building Ghana Will Be Impossible Without Engineers

Saturday, January 16, 2016 GHANA 2018: How will science address the challenges of the future? In collaboration with Ghanaians Engineering students here in china, we rsquo;re asking how each science discipline will contribute to Ghana now and in the future. Engineers like to claim their supremacy in all areas of acad ...

Drug Abuse

Monday, June 22, 2015 Many at times one will be quick to say taking in excessive hard drugs is what is referred to as Drug abuse whereas forgetting the fact that taking in excessive or more than prescribed drugs it is also Drug Abuse. Drug abuse also called substance abuse or chemical abuse is a disorder that is chara ...

UFP: Opening of Nominations

Friday, November 14, 2014 In accordance with the directives by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Party, the nominations for the elections of regional and national officers for the Party are open for all legitimate party members who wish to contest for any Party Positions. The date for the nomination of Regiona ...

Ashanti Police cites EC for inaction in on-going registration process.

Sunday, August 10, 2014 Police in Kumasi are frustrated about what they say is the Electoral Commission s failure to bring to their attention alleged acts to disrupt the ongoing registration exercise. There have been reports of attempts by some groups believed to be aligned to the NDC and NPP to foment trouble in some p ...

POLITICAL PARTIES AGREED TO COLLABORATE EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY FOR THE 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 Registered Political Parties in Ghana have agreed and consented to the formation of the Association of Political Parties in Ghana (APPG) at the Head Office of Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) 4th August 2014. The association was initially pioneered by six registered political parties such ...

Manhyia Palace denies bribery allegation

Thursday, September 12, 2013 The Manhyia Palace has categorically denied media reports that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, facilitated alleged bribery of some justices of the Supreme Court to rule in favour of President John Dramani Mahama in the presidential election petition. Describing the reports as a move to ma ...

de Klerk proposes independent body for reforms

Thursday, September 12, 2013 A former South African President, Mr Frederik Willem de Klerk, has underscored the need for the institution of a commission made up of independent, widely respected and experienced individuals to oversee Ghana's proposed electoral reforms. He observed that although the Electoral Commission (EC) ...
Kweku Baako Jnr

Justice Dotse's Written Judgement Is 'A Telling Indictment' On Afari-Gyan

Thursday, September 12, 2013 '.so far as I am concerned, Dr Afari Gyan has cut a very poor figure of himselfthe much acclaimed competent election administrator both nationally and internationally has evaporated into thin air once his portfolio has come under the close scrutiny of the court,' said Justice Jones Dotse, one ...
Tsatsu Tsikata

Sanction Tstatsu For His Comments – Minority To GBA

Thursday, September 12, 2013 The Minority Caucus in Parliament is calling on the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) to sanction the lead counsel for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the election petition, Tsatsu Tsikata for his attack on Justice Anim Yeboah after the supreme judgment on the election petition case. Addres ...
Dr K. Afari Gyan

Calls For Afari-Gyan To Resign: It’s Unfortunate And Disgraceful

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 The New twist that has emerged after the ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) on the election petition case are calls for Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) to resign. Alliance For Accountable Governance (AFAG) and other political kingpins are of the view that if new elec ...

EC Replies Justice Dotse

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Ghana's Electoral Commission has rebuffed Supreme Court Judge, Justice Jones Dotse's critique of its Chairman, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, as having withered his credibility through his poor handling of the 2012 elections. So far as I am concerned, Dr. Afari-Gyan has cut a very poor figure of himself ...
Gabby Otchere Darko

I won't retract my comments on Supreme Court judgment – Gabby

Thursday, September 5, 2013 The Executive Director for the Danquah Institute, Gabby Otchere Darko has said he will not retract his comments describing the Supreme Court's judgment on the election petition case as corrupt since 'it was not a statement of criticism.' According to him, 'if criticizing a judgment undermines the ...
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